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Item#: N82E16816151063

areca ARC-1261ML-4G PCI-Express x8 SATA II (3.0Gb/s) Controller Card

  • RAID 0/1/3/5/6/10/ JBOD
  • 4 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS Internal Connectors
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Areca high-performance PCI-Express bus to SATA RAID host adapters support 12, 16 and 24 SATA ll peripheral devices on a single host adapter. SATA RAID controller has the same RAID kernel of its field-proven external RAID controllers. Applications that benefit most features from these controllers including NAS, server RAID solutions, web server, supercomputing, near-line backup, security systems and streaming applications server.

The ML version comes with Min SAS 4i internal connector. This Min SAS 4i (SFF-8087) connector has eight signal pins to support four SATA drives and six pins for the SGPIO (Serial General Purpose Input/Output) side-band signals. The SGPIO bus is for efficient LED management and for sensing drive locate status, without any discrete fault & activity cable needed.

  • newegg Serial ATA Support With four internal Min SAS 4i ports, the Areca ARC-1261ML-4G supports up to 16 SATA II devices for enhanced flexibility and speed.
  • newegg RAID Support The Areca ARC-1261ML-4G supports multi-level RAID configuration including RAID level RAID 0/1/3/5/6/10/ JBOD for better performance, enhanced data security and flexible capacity upgrades.
  • newegg 4GB Memory The Areca ARC-1261ML-4G features 4GB memory for high data transfer speed and maximum data integrity.
  • newegg On-board I/O Processor The Areca ARC-1261ML-4G features an Intel 800MHz IOP341 I/O processor for fast processing.

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SATA II (3.0Gb/s)
Internal Connectors
4 x SFF-8087 mini-SAS
PCI-Express x8
Cache Memory
RAID 0/1/3/5/6/10/ JBOD


Intel 800MHz IOP341 I/O processor
Write-through or write-back cache support
Multi-adapter support for large storage requirements
BIOS boot support for greater fault tolerance
BIOS PnP (plug and play) and BBS (BIOS boot specification) support
NVRAM for RAID event & transaction log
Redundant flash image for adapter availability
RoHS Compliant


Package Contents
4 x MiniSAS to SATA Cables

Manufacturer Warranty

3 years limited
3 years limited

Quick Info


  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years

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